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Ten Tips for Vacationing with a Child with Autism

June 20, 2014  - Tomorrow is the first day of summer and many families will be traveling near and far on vacations. Family Travel Forum interviewed Ilene, the mother of two sons with autism, to get her advice about what has w... More...

Spectrum Designs Provides Gainful Employment to People with Autism

Spectrum Designs is a Long Island company committed to enhancing the quality of life of people with autism, who often face barriers to employment. The company was started in 2010 by Stella Spanakos, wh... More...

Recipients of 2nd Round of Swimming and Water Safety Fund Announced!

(June 19, 2014) - Autism Speaks is excited to announce the second round... More...

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Discusses Autism and Employment in Everyday Health

(June 17, 2014) - In his column Health Matters with Sanjay Gupta today, Dr. Gupta discussed autism and employment and highlighted the stories of two adults with Asperger Syndrome and their struggles to find... More...

Online Course for Caregivers of Adults with Autism to Begin Next Week!

(June 17, 2014) - The fourth round of the AGI Residentia... More...

Ohio Lettuce Company Trains and Employs People with Autism

(June 12, 2014) - Lettuce Work is a hydroponic lettuce company in New ... More...

MD News Looks at Autism Speaks Awareness Efforts

A story in MD News, a publication for physicians, looks at Autism Speaks' efforts to lower the age of diagnosis, and focuses on Early Access to Care and other resources available for professionals and parents.

Christina Carty, director,... More...

New Jersey Man with Autism Finds Success and Independence

(June 4, 2014) - Kevin Petranich is a 34-year-old man with autism working a competive job and living in a supervised apartment on his own in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.

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